Table 2-13: Warning Devices at Public Highway-Rail Grade Crossings: 2003

Table 2-13: Warning Devices at Public Highway-Rail Grade Crossings: 2003

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State Total Percent of total
Cross bucks Gates Flashing lights Stop signs Unknown Special warning HWTS, WW, bells Other
Alabama 3,406 44.2 15.3 17.8 18.1 3.2 0.8 0.4 0.3
Alaska 224 44.6 22.8 13.4 11.2 4.0 3.1 0.0 0.9
Arizona 903 36.0 42.6 7.1 10.0 2.5 1.2 0.6 0.0
Arkansas 3,159 60.8 12.5 13.6 6.1 3.9 2.2 0.9 0.0
California 7,763 36.3 40.5 12.7 4.0 2.2 0.5 3.5 0.2
Colorado 1,884 48.0 21.7 12.5 11.2 3.2 1.6 1.6 0.2
Connecticut 370 7.6 28.4 38.4 13.0 3.5 7.8 1.4 0.0
Delaware 298 12.4 16.4 58.4 1.3 4.0 7.0 0.3 0.0
District of Columbia 8 0.0 0.0 25.0 25.0 0.0 50.0 0.0 0.0
Florida 3,965 21.3 57.2 14.0 3.4 1.4 2.3 0.3 0.1
Georgia 5,879 43.1 29.5 5.2 17.0 2.9 1.9 0.2 0.1
Hawaii 8 87.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.5
Idaho 1,324 33.8 11.2 13.1 40.9 0.6 0.1 0.3 0.0
Illinois 8,204 38.6 29.4 26.5 0.7 2.5 1.4 0.9 0.0
Indiana 6,332 34.0 23.8 23.3 14.4 1.9 1.2 1.3 0.1
Iowa 4,629 55.3 16.0 19.8 7.1 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.0
Kansas 6,561 68.6 15.7 8.7 3.4 1.8 1.0 0.6 0.2
Kentucky 2,510 42.7 16.4 31.4 2.1 4.7 2.0 0.6 0.0
Louisiana 3,478 50.5 17.7 18.2 5.5 6.1 1.0 0.4 0.4
Maine 839 32.7 9.5 47.0 1.3 0.8 8.2 0.5 0.0
Maryland 695 37.7 15.5 30.6 4.7 4.0 3.9 3.3 0.1
Massachusetts 1,110 16.9 23.9 35.9 0.6 4.4 15.7 2.3 0.2
Michigan 5,382 33.5 17.5 25.3 18.5 2.8 1.7 0.6 0.1
Minnesota 5,044 58.0 15.1 10.9 13.4 1.9 0.3 0.2 0.1
Mississippi 2,724 54.0 9.7 19.0 4.4 6.4 1.7 0.3 4.5
Missouri 4,643 55.2 15.4 18.7 2.8 4.7 1.9 1.1 0.1
Montana 1,474 66.1 13.2 10.9 5.4 3.4 0.7 0.2 0.0
Nebraska 3,745 67.0 17.2 6.8 5.6 2.9 0.1 0.3 0.2
Nevada 299 42.5 43.5 8.0 3.0 1.0 0.7 0.3 1.0
New Hampshire 403 27.3 8.7 31.0 9.7 0.5 19.9 2.5 0.5
New Jersey 1,524 20.7 26.0 39.6 1.1 3.5 8.2 0.9 0.0
New Mexico 740 51.2 29.9 14.1 2.4 1.1 0.1 0.7 0.5
New York 2,934 19.8 53.5 15.2 0.5 3.0 5.5 1.6 0.7
North Carolina 4,522 43.5 31.6 15.6 1.3 4.2 3.3 0.4 0.2
North Dakota 4,165 81.6 12.0 1.3 1.5 3.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
Ohio 6,394 41.3 35.9 17.4 2.4 1.3 1.1 0.4 0.2
Oklahoma 4,182 63.7 15.9 13.9 2.7 1.6 1.5 0.5 0.2
Oregon 2,298 37.3 25.2 5.8 18.6 5.2 3.9 1.9 2.0
Pennsylvania 4,799 34.9 15.8 25.2 1.8 6.8 8.6 1.5 5.5
Rhode Island 118 5.9 13.6 20.3 3.4 18.6 18.6 18.6 0.8
South Carolina 2,937 35.9 30.3 15.7 13.6 0.7 3.8 0.1 0.0
South Dakota 2,130 84.7 1.0 9.4 1.3 3.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
Tennessee 3,229 47.7 13.7 21.7 4.9 6.1 5.4 0.5 0.1
Texas 11,236 46.7 33.2 12.1 2.4 4.1 0.8 0.7 0.1
Utah 925 41.7 20.8 16.8 4.8 6.6 8.2 0.6 0.5
Vermont 496 39.5 6.3 38.9 5.0 1.2 8.5 0.6 0.0
Virginia 2,052 23.1 50.5 20.7 0.4 2.3 2.3 0.4 0.2
Washington 2,652 50.3 20.2 14.0 3.4 9.8 1.5 0.9 0.1
West Virginia 1,585 45.1 14.3 29.3 1.5 8.1 1.1 0.3 0.4
Wisconsin 4,169 38.0 15.4 27.3 15.4 0.9 2.1 0.8 0.0
Wyoming 394 31.7 43.7 19.3 1.8 3.0 0.3 0.3 0.0
United States, total 150,744 45.7 24.2 17.0 6.6 3.2 2.1 0.8 0.4

KEY: HWTS = highway traffic signals; WW = wigwags.

NOTE: Percentages may not total to 100 due to rounding.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railway Administration, Office of Railway Safety, Interim Railroad Safety Statistics Annual Report 2003, Washington, DC: 2004, table 9-4, available at http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/officeofsafety as of July 19, 2004.